GRE Word List

PHOENIX

symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes

Spring Vocabulary In English
Spring Vocabulary In English

The meaning of the word phoenix is symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes.

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WordMeaning
matriarchwoman who rules a family or larger social group
carapaceshell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
longevitylong life; long duration
infallibleunerring; never making mistakes
vertigosevere dizziness; giddiness
propagateincrease in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
retainkeep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
flipsend (something) spinning, often into the air, by striking with a light quick blow; turn over; Ex. flip over
accessibleeasy to approach; obtainable
bluffpretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured